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Audit Committee
28 Jul 2021 - 10:00 to 10:53
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  • Declarations of Interests



Part 1
Apologies for Absence
To receive apologies for absence and notification of substitutions
Standard Items
Minutes of Previous Meetings

To note that Council, on 20 July 2021, received and adopted the minutes of the meetings held on 15 March and 20 May 2021.  The Chair will sign the minutes. 
[Copy Minutes in Minute Book 48(1)] 

Part A

To consider the Annual Audit Letter 2019/20.
(Copy Letter herewith)

Grant Thornton to present their Audit Plan for the year ending 31 March 2021.
(Copy Report herewith)

The Corporate Director of Finance and Resources to submit a report updating Members on the draft Annual Governance Statement for 2020/21.
(Copy Report RD.31/21 herewith)

The Corporate Director of Finance and Resources to submit a report providing an update on the progress of the preparation of the Statement of Accounts for 2020/21.(Copy Report RD.30/21 / Draft Accounts herewith)

Part B

- NIL -

Members of the Audit Committee

Conservative -  Mrs McKerrell, Meller (Chair), Mrs Mitchell, Morton, Mrs Finlayson (sub), Lishman (sub), Shepherd (sub)

Labour – Birks, Patrick (Vice Chair), Atkinson (sub), Dr Tickner (sub) 

Independent - Bomford

Enquiries, requests for reports, background papers etc to:


No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
Councillor Jeffrey Thomas Bomford  
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
Councillor Lucy PatrickAUC.36/21Any reference to the Sands Centre RedevelopmentAn InterestThe interest related to the fact that a family member was working on the site.


OFFICERS:       Legal Services Manager
                          Principal Auditor

PRESENT:        Director, Audit (Grant Thornton)
                          Councillor Ellis, Deputy Leader, and Finance,  Governance and Resources Portfolio Holder